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Legal Staff Legal Secretary in Missoula, MT

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Company name

State of Montana Office of the State Public Defender

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Criminal Law
Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

2-3 yrs required

Location

Missoula, MT

Date Last Verified

Mar 10,2018

Posted on

Mar 09,2018

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Administrative Support Legal Secretary The candidate performs legal secretary, and other administrative duties in the Office. Will be responsible for answering telephones and give information to callers, take messages, or transfer calls to appropriate individuals; greeting visitors and callers, handling their inquiries, and directing them to the appropriate persons according to their needs; providing staff support to attorneys and investigators. Prepares and drafts legal documents and correspondence; maintains filing system, records and discovery; makes appointments, coordinates office functions with other agencies; mail, fax, or arrange for delivery of legal correspondence to clients, witnesses, and court officials; make photocopies of correspondence, document, and other printed matter; organize and maintain document and case files; inputs and maintains data in Case Management System; and performs other related duties as assigned. Must have a desire and willingness to work in a high paced work environment providing support to attorneys and investigators responsible for providing criminal defense. Must have the ability to maintain confidentiality. Must be detail orientated; accurate and timely in producing work products; work on a variety of work assignments simultaneously with interruptions; act with initiative, good judgment, and tact, often in stressful situations. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing and maintain effective working relationships with our clients, judges, attorneys, fellow employees, agencies and the public is required. Ability to understand legal documents specifically produced by the defense; learn court and law enforcement policies and procedures, Criminal laws and procedures of the State of Montana; understand different aspects of the criminal justice system, including law enforcement and jail procedures; and legal terminology is needed. Graduation from High school and 2-3 years of progressively responsible secretarial experience in an office setting is must. Experience working in a law office or with the court system is desired. Deadline: Mar 14, 2018

Additional info

Ref: 18140518

Company info

Barb Kain
State of Montana Office of the State Public Defender
44 W Park Street
Butte, MT 59701
Phone: 406-444-9545